Novel Device for Reducing Catheter-Related Infections

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(Never received IRB approval; Withdrawn before enrollment ever started)
University of Missouri-Columbia
Information provided by:
University of Kansas Medical Center Identifier:
First received: April 7, 2009
Last updated: May 1, 2015
Last verified: May 2015
This study is a pilot study of the safety, tolerability and efficacy of an investigational central venous catheter device used in conjunction with a standard central venous catheter. The hypothesis is that utilization of a catheter device incorporating cyanoacrylate will reduce catheter colonization by bacteria, and may decrease the rate of catheter-related bloodstream infections.

Condition Intervention
Intensive Care
Device: silicone catheter boot

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Exploring the Use of a Novel Device for Reducing Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections

Further study details as provided by University of Kansas Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Catheter site inspection [ Time Frame: Baseline, Daily ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: July 2009
Study Completion Date: April 2011
Primary Completion Date: April 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Device and standard catheter
Device: silicone catheter boot
silicone device using Dermabond
No Intervention: 2
Standard catheter


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Admission in the ICU at time of catheter insertion
  • Indication for central venous catheter placement
  • De novo catheter insertion in the subclavian or internal jugular veins

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Anticipated catheter duration < 72 hours
  • Planned guidewire exchange
  • Documented bacteremia within 48 hours prior to catheter placement
  • Extensive skin breakdown near the site of potential catheter placement
  • Emergent line placement
  • Screening labs with ANC < 500 or platelets < 50K
  • Hypersensitivity to cyanoacrylates or formaldehyde
  • Prior enrollment in study
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00878683

Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Kansas Medical Center
University of Missouri-Columbia
Principal Investigator: Stephen Waller, MD University of Kansas Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Stephen Waller MD, University of Kansas Medical Center Identifier: NCT00878683     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 11525
Study First Received: April 7, 2009
Last Updated: May 1, 2015
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Catheter-Related Infections
Infection processed this record on November 27, 2015